2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Kingston (Qld)

Code SSC30888 (SSC)
People 10,184
Male 5,099
Female 5,085
Median age 29
Families 2,490
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 3,457
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $953
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,543
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 10,184 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,099 50.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,085 49.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 573 5.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,184 people in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.6% of the population.

Age Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 953 9.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 852 8.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 825 8.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 905 8.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 819 8.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 762 7.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 684 6.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 610 6.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 671 6.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 614 6.0 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 595 5.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 516 5.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 584 5.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 352 3.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 218 2.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 113 1.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 63 0.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 48 0.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,796 37.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 372 4.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 778 10.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 308 4.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,297 43.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 37.0% were married and 15.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,527 37.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 801 11.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,485 51.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 123 3.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 822 23.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 46 1.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 95 2.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 587 17.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 34 1.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 72 2.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 208 6.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 162 4.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 72 2.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,240 35.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,461 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs) 34.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.8% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 10.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 6,190 60.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,761 42.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 564 6.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 491 5.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,119 46.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), 46.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 42.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,178 55.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,000 25.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 271 6.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 474 12.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,923 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,923 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.5% were employed full time, 25.5% were employed part-time and 12.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 334 9.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 270 7.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 396 11.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 865 25.1 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,306 37.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 415 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,011 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 953 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $415.

Travel to work, top responses Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,420 58.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,174 28.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 826 10.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 902 11.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,307 17.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,600 21.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 722 9.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 793 10.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), 21.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 652 26.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,047 42.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 741 29.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 50 2.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), 42.0% were couple families with children, 26.2% were couple families without children and 29.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs) 14.3% of single parents were male and 85.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,574 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,844 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,844 and those without children was $1,574.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 260 15.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 55 3.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 240 14.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 370 21.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 113 6.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 433 25.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 101 5.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 128 7.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 14.1% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,105 95.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 149 4.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), 95.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,724 87.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 164 5.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 215 6.9 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), 87.7% were separate houses, 5.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 36 1.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 308 9.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,999 64.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 645 20.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 111 3.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.2% had 1 bedroom, 9.9% had 2 bedrooms and 64.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 624 20.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 973 31.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,380 44.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 117 3.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), 20.1% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 44.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,347 75.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 620 20.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 139 4.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.6% were family households, 20.0% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.

Household income Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), 27.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.9% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.2 -- 11.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,543 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.5 -- 9.7 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 349 11.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,166 37.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 907 29.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 494 15.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 190 6.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), 37.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 571 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 272 47.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 299 52.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 571 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 272 (or 47.6%) were male and 299 (or 52.4%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 840 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $840.

Mortgage and rent Kingston (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Kingston (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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